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The President and CEO of PPA SA, Mr. George Anomeritis, and his colleagues presented the crest of the harbor and books to the captain Tony Draper and his officers of the cruise ship “Royal Princess”, as gifts to mark the first arrival to Piraeus of the newly constructed ship by Carnival.
The newest cruise ship in the world and also one of the largest, the “Royal Princess” will be welcomed at the PPA, on Tuesday 02/07/2013, during its first visit to the port of Piraeus.
The General Assembly of the stockholders of Piraeus Port Authority (PPA SA) was completed today, which voted unanimously all the issues which were put forward concerning the financial report of 2012 and prospects for 2013.
In the presence of Minister of Shipping and Aegean Sea Mr. Miltiadis Varvitsiotis and the President of Cosco Captain Wei Jiafou, a Memorandum of Cooperation was signed between the President and CEO of PPA SA, Mr. Yiorgos Anomeritis and CEO of PCT SA Captain Fu Cheng Qiu, for the signing, within one month, of a settlement under the Concession Agreement (Law 3755/09) for the construction and management of the West Pier III of SEMPO.
PPA SA was visited by a large delegation of the Transport Committee of Shanghai Municipality and Shanghai Port Authority (SMTPA), which was welcomed by the President and CEO of PPA SA Mr. George Anomeritis, the General Director Mr. Stavros Chatzakos and managers of PPA SA.
Captain Robert Olmer and Captain Mickey were greeted by the executive board members of the Piraeus Port Authority SA on board their ship. The President and CEO of PPA SA, Mr.George Anomeritis,  handed over to the captain the crest of the port and books, as well as the Mayor of Piraeus Mr. B. Michaloliakos, the Deputy Head of the Prefect Mr. St. Christou, port authorities, the General Secretaries of EOT and the Ministry of Marine and Aegean Messrs. Leivadas P.…
Another environmental distinction was awarded to PPA SA and to 5 other Mediterranean Ports (Valencia, Algeciras, Marseille, Livorno and Koper) for active participation in the Program CLIMEPORT PROJECT, for the cooperation in the Mediterranean to face the consequences of climate change. 
At the request of the Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund, the Board of PPA SA approved the registration as additional items in the General Assembly Agenda of the Organization, which will be held on 06.28.2013, the following two issues:
A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Piraeus Port Authority (PPA SA) and the Port Authority of Alexandria Egypt, was signed at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, during the official visit of the Foreign Minister of Egypt to Greece.
With representatives from all the ports of Europe present, the works of the General Assembly 2013 of the European Sea Ports Organisation (ESPO) in Varna, Bulgaria came to a close.